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Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Liverpool

  • Discipline:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    to £30,000 + bonus + benefits

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    sfletcher@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    SF/15666

  • Published:

    6 months ago

A household name with the retail sector has been through a significant transformation and is has now established Procurement as a key part of strategic decisions and execution.

Key responsibilities include

This change of direction has created an opportunity for an innovative and outgoing procurement specialist to join the small but important team. Supporting the Head of Procurement in setting the company Procurement strategy, building strong and sustainable relationship with key stakeholders and carrying out a thorough procurement process across a range of Indirect products and services. The spend levels across the business amount to £100’s of Millions and the role will provide a wide range of category experience.

The Person:

The individual must have an outgoing approach and be able to engage stakeholders in a pragmatic and intelligent manner in order ensure maximum involvement of Procurement in key business decisions. Strong experience working in an Indirect procurement environment and proven negotiation skills will be needed. A degree level education and a willingness to study towards CIPS will be an advantage.